Canada Coffee

Happy National Coffee Day -- Now Show Us Your Cup!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.29.2014 | Canada Living

National Coffee Day is basically every day for those of you who love (read: need) your morning cup of joe, but Monday just happens to be a day you can...

Can The World Handle An Even Better Coffee?

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 09.05.2014 | Canada Living

An international team of researchers on Thursday released the sequenced genome of coffee, saying it could help improve the flavour of one of the world...

Let's Not Forget the Mothers of Child Labourers This Weekend

Cheryl Hotchkiss | Posted 07.09.2014 | Canada Living
Cheryl Hotchkiss

Many moms are wakened on Mother's Day by an ominous clattering in the kitchen: your loving-hearted children preparing to surprise you with coffee or hot chocolate in bed. There's also that cinnamon toast or oatmeal positively doused with sugar. What many moms don't realize is that such meals usually come courtesy of a whole crew of children.

The Ultimate Guide To Europe's Coffee

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.14.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Nothing screams "tourist" more than asking for a cappuccino after noon in Italy, or ordering a latte with your dessert in France. Tha...

Costa Rica's Coffee Revolution

Adam Pesce | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada Business
Adam Pesce

On a recent trip to Costa Rica, I witnessed a "revolution," though thankfully not the kind that culminates in a coup d'état. What I saw was the so-called "micro-mill revolution" -- a new way in which coffee is processed and sold, that could help transform the way specialty coffee is traded, to the betterment of all involved.

A Brief Reunion: Manizales, Colombia

Jayne Davidson | Posted 02.06.2014 | Canada Alberta
Jayne Davidson

Deciding to split up from Phil and Kelly happened very quickly, but it had been building up for a while.

How Canadians Take Their Coffee

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.08.2013 | Canada Living

Earlier this month, we asked HuffPost Canada readers about their coffee habits. Do you take your cup of joe black? Do you have it over breakfast at ho...

Coffee's Complicated Relationship With Capitalism

Adam Pesce | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Impact
Adam Pesce

The concept of sustainability is not just a feel-good marketing concept; it is both a moral and functional imperative. And so, to make the financial case for paying farmers more is simple: if we don't do it now, there won't be coffee to sell later. To make the humanitarian case for it is just as simple: coffee farmers deserve better.

What Your Coffee Says About You

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada Living

Drink your coffee black? Odds are you’re a purist whose virtues include patience and efficiency and whose personality flaws include moodiness and in...

Our Readers Tell Us Their Stories About Coffee

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.06.2013 | Canada Living

Earlier this week we asked you how you took your coffee and hundreds of you responded. We're crunching the numbers and will be able to say just how ma...

Hey Canada! How Do You Take Your Coffee?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.02.2013 | Canada Living

There aren't many rituals that unite working Canadians like the morning cup of coffee (sorry tea drinkers). You might work in an office in a big city,...

Should You Work in a Coffice?

Sam Title | Posted 10.13.2013 | Canada Business
Sam Title

While every Coffice differs depending on many factors -- location, ownership/management, size, menu, etc., -- you'll want to first make sure the Coffice fits with your own values and work style, as you might do with any career choice.

'Coffice' Etiquette: How to Politely Work From a Coffee Shop

Sam Title | Posted 09.16.2013 | Canada Living
Sam Title

They are a rapidly growing segment of professionals who prefer to work from locations other than an office cubicle. They are called teleworkers, telecommuters, mobile workers, "cofficers." And the number of people choosing to get their work done in nearby coffee shops is only going to rise.

Settling a "Dispute" at a Canadian Coffee Shop

Mike Spicer | Posted 08.14.2013 | Canada
Mike Spicer

Mike Spicer's Cartoon Blog...

A Cup of Coffee You Can Feel Good About

Adam Pesce | Posted 08.13.2013 | Canada Impact
Adam Pesce

While not exactly a certification, like Fair Trade or the Rainforest Alliance, direct trade is really more of a loose concept: remove as many of the middlemen as possible and make sure the most marginalized and impoverished people in the coffee chain, the coffee farmers themselves, are given a bigger piece of the pie.

Cafes and Coffee Houses: Montreal vs. Vancouver

Posted 06.10.2013 | Canada Travel

If you look hard enough in any city, you’re sure to find an exceptional cup of coffee. But, whether you’re in a Café in Montreal or a Coffee Hous...

When it Comes to Coffee, Melbourne Does it Better

Emily Dickinson | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada Travel
Emily Dickinson

As the city of Melbourne wakes up, trendy cafés of all shapes and sizes prepare for a busy day. Whether it's a flat white, a long black, or a short mac -- specialty coffee is a necessity for most Melbournians. In this city, where almost nothing comes cheap, what's unique is the experience you can have for less than a five-dollar bill.

That's Right: I Yell at my Kids

Heather Korol | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada Living
Heather Korol

Some families have a chore board or a swear jar -- we have a yelling chart. Some days I have the most blocks on the yelling chart but some days I win the best mommy ribbon. I know my mothering isn't prefect but I'm not failing either. I'm trying.

Sorry, Eh :)

Mike Spicer | Posted 06.03.2013 | Canada
Mike Spicer

Tim Hortons and Dunkin' Donuts face off in the latest cartoon from Mike Spicer.

Around The World With A Cup Of Joe

Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Living

Are you enamored with your morning cup of joe? You're not alone - coffee is a beverage that's enjoyed throughout the world in so many different forms....

How Coffee Can Change the World -- Part 1

Adam Pesce | Posted 04.28.2013 | Canada Impact
Adam Pesce

Coffee's capacity to create social equality and alleviate poverty is based on two key factors -- its ability to connect developing (producers) and developed (consumers) countries, and the sheer volume of people that are employed by it.

Westin Harbour Castle; A Home Away from Home

Amber Rehman | Posted 04.27.2013 | Canada Travel
Amber Rehman

  To find a good hotel that suits your family's needs is like looking for a second home. For our family the winner hands down has been the We...

6 Ways To Step Out Of Your Coffee Comfort Zone

Posted 02.20.2013 | Canada Living

A fresh cup of coffee in the morning is a must-have for many of us, but drinking the same old cup of java day in and day out can get a wee bit boring ...

Should We Pay More For Coffee?

Adam Pesce | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada Impact
Adam Pesce

In the current age of going green and sustainability permeating every facet of our daily routine, the coffee industry is one that has taken the mission to heart, incorporating the concept into every aspect of the supply chain, from seed to cup. But for all of its efforts, one fact that stubbornly remains is that by nature coffee is a fundamentally unsustainable product: environmentally, socially, and economically.

Which Profession Drinks The Most Coffee? (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.16.2012 | Canada Living

There's a morning routine for many of us who work regular shifts: Wake up. Fumble through shower and getting dressed. Make coffee. Breathe sigh of rel...